Overview of Infectious Diseases
In this biology learning exercise, students work through stations on Microbial Evolution, Where Are They?, Global Burden of Disease, and Public Health. They respond to twelve questions related to the four stations.
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The Infection Game: The Shape of Change
Encourage the spread of knowledge in your class with this cross-curricular epidemic simulation. Pulling together science, social studies, and math, this lesson engages students in modeling the spread of infectious diseases, collecting...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Understanding the Epidemiologic Triangle through Infectious Disease
Students examine the epidemiologic triangle. In this disease lesson, students discuss infectious disease as they study how they spread and discover their families' experiences with them. Students research Internet sites to complete...
7th - 10th Science
Infectious Disease: Evolving Challenges To Human Health
In this medical worksheet, students formulate their own recommendations on the impact of infectious diseases. They gather detailed information from the stations in the Infectious Disease: Evolving Challenges to Human Health exhibition....
9th - Higher Ed Science
HIV/AIDS in the United States
In the final of five lessons about HIV/AIDS, groups create presentations to share data about the infection rates in the United States, examining demographic and geographic trends over the past ten years. Depending on how much time you...
3rd - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Day 2: HIV/AIDS - Understanding the Disease
One lesson in a series on sexually transmitted diseases, this activity is a good review about HIV/AIDS. Five main points in this lesson direct small groups of learners to read and present their information. They will need to make a...
7th - 10th Health
Lesson 1: Fight the Flu: Seeing
The flu has been a deadly epidemic many times in the past. By examining technological innovations throughout history, then simulating the spread of disease from person to person through a classroom investigation, and finishing up with...
8th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable